Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 12 - 15 of 129

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Question number: 12

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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When a neuron is resting, the inside of the cell membrane is ________ and the outside of the cell membrane is ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

negative, positive

b.

positive, positive

c.

negative, negative

d.

positive, negative

e.

positive, neutral

Question number: 13

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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A PET scan involves the injection of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

xenon gas.

b.

iodine.

c.

radioactive sugar.

d.

sodium and potassium.

e.

metal particles.

Question number: 14

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Information is first received by a nerve cell at the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

myelin sheath.

b.

dendrites.

c.

nucleus.

d.

axon.

e.

telodendria.

Question number: 15

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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What is the fundamental difference between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in traumatic events, while the parasympathetic nervous system only plays a role in digestion.

b.

The parasympathetic nervous system is used more often than the sympathetic nervous system.

c.

The sympathetic nervous system increases physiological arousal, while the parasympathetic nervous system returns the body to a calmer and relaxed state.

d.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in sexual behavior, while the parasympathetic nervous system does not.

e.

The sympathetic nervous system is a subdivision of the somatic nervous system, while the parasympathetic nervous system is a subdivision of the autonomic nervous system.

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